Blue Dolphin Cafe's team of culinary wizards uses fresh ingredients to conjure up its menu of café fare. Satiate late-rising appetites and confuse alarm clocks with all-day breakfast options such as the corned beef hash, blanketed with a duo of eggs ($9.99), or the Blue Dolphin omelet, which outfits sausage and green onions in an eggy overcoat ($8.99). Bread-bookended bites include a chicken-salad sandwich ($7.99) and Jet's Jewel of a Sandwich, which layers roasted turkey, cranberry sauce and tarragon mayonnaise between slices of grilled rye bread ($9.99). Blue Dolphin Cafe also caters to both ends of the carnivorous spectrum, with the Surfer Burger ($8.99) riding a wave of fresh chopped beef and a bowl of veggie chili ($5.75) available to those wishing to act on their anti-meat desires.
La Malinche Mexican Restaurant's menu celebrates the cuisine born in Mexico's many regions. The chefs whip up everything from scratch, wrapping enchiladas in homemade tortillas and glaring at avocados until they melt into guacamole. Faux-textured, earth-toned walls enclose the dimly lit dining room, where fajitas sizzle on platters, and molcajetes—filled with steak or seafood—arrive at tables. Outside, the aromas of traditional mole dishes waft across the patio, where diners sip margaritas between bites.
Packaged by the ounce, The Spice & Tea Exchange hand-mixes spices from around the world to create their unique blends and rubs. Banish blandness from any meal with a wide variety of spices (starting at $0.99 per ounce), more than 60 custom blends and rubs (starting at $4.89 per ounce), and a ton of salts, peppers, and chili powders (starting at $0.49 per ounce). Office workers can wean themselves off the teats of the break room's coffee-cow with dozens of loose-leaf teas ($4.89 per ounce) sweetened with more than 12 flavor-infused sugars ($4.89 per ounce), including blueberry sugar, spicy habanero sugar, and espresso sugar. The Spice & Tea Exchange's huge variety of flavors make it easy to fulfill long-held cooking fantasies, be it a robust hickory-flavored manticore or topping a freshly grilled cheeseburger with unicorn-radish.
At Tango Bar and Grill, you can choose from a primo steak selection or fresh seafood. The latter includes lobster-filled ravioli, a soft-shell crab sandwich, and frutto di mare, a marinara-topped pasta dish tossed with shrimp, calamari, mussels, and clams. Filet mignon, ribeye steaks, and double-cut pork chops are cooked to suit customers' specifications and astrological signs. The restaurant hosts weekly live music events, such as acoustic sets by local musicians on Thursday and Friday nights and a reggae DJ set on Friday nights from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.
The sharp angles that define the modern architecture of Tokyo Japanese SteakHouse, Sushi, and Lounge reflect the eatery's clean, aesthetically pleasing offerings of authentic Japanese sushi and hot dishes. Chefs cook up some of the menu’s teriyaki steak and seafood entrees the traditional way, behind closed doors, where their knife skills go to work as they prepare fresh meals to send out to the dining room. Hibachi tables, on the other hand, set the stage for a gastronomic performance, during which chefs sear chicken, filet mignon, and sea bass before diners' eyes. To top off the show, there’s a diverse sushi menu that includes creative options such as the Snow White roll, filled with tempura shrimp and a naiveté that’s both irritating and charming.
With a stay at The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota in Sarasota, you'll be near the bay and minutes from Gulfcoast Wonder & Imagination Zone and close to Marie Selby Botanical Gardens. This 5-star hotel is within close proximity of Sarasota Opera and Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall.
Make yourself at home in one of the 266 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars and CD players. Rooms have private balconies. Premium TV channels provides entertainment, and wired and wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Bathrooms have makeup/shaving mirrors and designer toiletries.
Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities
Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. After practicing your swing on the golf course, you can enjoy other recreational amenities including a golf course and a health club. Additional features include wireless Internet access (surcharge), a concierge desk, and supervised childcare/activities.
Enjoy a meal at a restaurant or in a coffee shop/café. Or stay in and take advantage of the hotel's 24-hour room service. At the end of the day, relax with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.
Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include a business center, limo/town car service, and an Internet point. Planning an event in Sarasota? This hotel has 18000 square feet (1672 square meters) of space consisting of conference/meeting rooms, small meeting rooms, and a ballroom. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge, and secure parking is available onsite.